Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) recently received more than $135,000 in grants towards its Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) program, which is designed to give English as a second language (ESL) students a jump start into their technical and professional education. More than 100 students are enrolled in LWIT’s I-BEST program. LWIT’s […]
The Chong Wa Education Society is offering fall Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese classes for adults and youths Monday through Thursday and on Saturday, at Chong Wa Hall, 522 7th Ave. S., Seattle. It is also offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) and citizenship classes. (end)
By Jean C Wong Northwest Asian Weekly For more than a decade, Richmond Beach Library has offered ESL classes, in addition to Talk Time for adults, helping people improve their conversational skills by discussing topics such as politics and job-seeking.
Dr. Susan Enfield has been a ubiquitous face in the community ever since Dr. Maria Goodloe-Johnson was dismissed as superintendent by the Seattle School Board last March
The Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) held its first annual walkathon fundraising event at Safeco Field.
“When you don’t know the right word, you’re going to keep your mouth shut,” said Sharon Victor, president of the Literacy Council of Seattle. In its 40th year, the Literary Council aims to “teach adults the English skills they need to be successful in their job, families, and the community,” according to its mission statement.
When asked what makes the summer youth program at the Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA) so special, 7-year-old Oanh Duong spouts a list of reasons without hesitation.
“I am a person of many interests, talents, and hobbies with an affinity for sports, music, and teaching.”
“The important thing I would say about being a foster family is if the child is not from your culture, foster families need to make sure that they take time to bring their child to places where people from the same country and the child can get together,” Adriana said.
Its mission is “to empower” Vietnamese Americans’ social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and young leaders.”